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Sprague River Off Limits For Fishing Until April

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Forget fishing in the Sprague River at least for a while.  Starting Monday January 23rd until late April, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is banning fishing in that area for the welfare of the Redband Trout.  Fishing while the animals are trying to spawn causes stress and possibly...
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Yreka Man Missing

Yreka, Cal. – Trygve “Karl” Larson, 79 years old from Yreka, hasn’t been seen since Sunday the 15th of January.  According to the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office Mr. Larson resides in a trailer park and is known to go on nature walks.   His family says he may be endangered for various reasons that...
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Women’s Rights March Saturday Here In Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Tomorrow, a day after the presidential inauguration, women and some men from all over the world will take part in the Women’s March on Washington. For those that can’t make it to D.C., there are at least 600 Sister Marches being held in cities across the US.  It’s expected over...
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Oregon’s Employment Ended 2016 On A High Note

Salem, Ore. – The state’s unemployment rate ended 2016 on a high note.  Oregon’s unemployment rate was 5% in November and dropped to 4.6% in December.  Pretty much right in line with the Nation’s unemployment in December which was 4.7%  In December, the state showed 5,000 new employees; broken down as 1,200 in professional...
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Oregon’s Part In The Presidential Inauguration

Salem, Ore. -  This week about 50 Oregon National Guard service members are in Washington, D.C. for Friday’s Presidential Inauguration.  The Guards are assisting the District of Columbia National Guard as part of a Joint Task Force.  They’ll be involved in the opening ceremony, swearing-in ceremony, inaugural speech and parade.  The inauguration and associated...
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21 Year Old Arrested In Connection With Runaway Oregon Teen

Jackson County, Ore. – A 21 year old Redding California man has been arrested in Jackson County, Oregon on sexual abuse charges.  The arrest is tied to a case involving a 13 year old girl listed as a runaway from Josephine County.  On Wednesday, a trooper stopped to help out what he thought was...
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Medford’s Singing Gas Attendant

Medford, Ore. – Next time you’re in Medford getting gas, don’t be surprised if the station attendant starts serenading you.  At the Shell gas station on the corner of Central and Jackson, Jacob Howard sings while he pumps gas.  Why does he do it?  He enjoys bringing joy into people’s lives and random acts...
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U of O Suspends Coach

Eugene, Ore. – The University of Oregon has suspended the football strength and conditioning coach for a month without pay, after three football players were hospitalized after last week’s workouts.  The three were reportedly diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis, which happens when muscle damage is severe enough to release a substance into the bloodstream.  The condition can...
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Winter Weather Causing Highway Woes Statewide

Ontario, Ore. – Our weather isn’t great here in the Basin, but it’s worse elsewhere in the state.  Today, over 200 miles of I-84 were closed, most of it from Hermiston to Ontario Oregon due to freezing rain, snow, winds up to 80 mph and and zero visibility in some areas due to blowing...
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Speed A Possible Factor In Deadly Crash on Hwy 140

Klamath Falls, Ore. – We have a little more information now on that tragic accident that killed two people on Tuesday.   Chu Vang, age 51, and his passenger 47 year old Pa Vang, were driving their Toyota Tacoma westbound on Hwy 140, 1/2 mile east of Dead Indian Memorial Road, when they lost...
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